Archive for short poem

Prelude to The Haymaker

Posted in Blog, Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , on July 11, 2019 by dustus

Lightning flash shoves cloudhaiku
Swirling wind scythes foam, sea roars

Thunder booms kick start

 

The Human Drive

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , on July 10, 2019 by dustus

I’ll sit & watch…
The smooth gentle sway

Of dune grass ruffled wind
Feel old fear
Melt through
 waves
—Warming blood & skin

I sense the ocean calling here

That conscience sound within
A love that seldom seems to fly

When driven to just live

Target of Crossfire

Posted in Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 27, 2019 by dustus

Hurricane like bombhaiku
Razed home we found, framed, & wired

In tent bullets rain

 

Twerk Interrupted

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 26, 2019 by dustus

Drunk girl slips
Mid-twerk on bartop
—Grinding halts.
Patrons gawk…
Her get up sloppy, mocked, filmed⁠—
She rumpshakes unphased!

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5

 

Sacrificing a Sacred Cow

Posted in Poetry, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 15, 2019 by dustus

Trough licked clean
Lathed scythe poised glinting
Bovine lulls
Ruminates…
Not knowing its blood shall let
Their cloudless sky rain

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Shadorma is a 6 line poem (sestet) of Spanish descent with no set rhyme scheme. The shadorma is a syllabic poem with the following structure: 3/5/3/3/7/5